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Spanish Fisherman Fined for Illegal Fishing Activity
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The Master of a Spanish fishing vessel, the ‘Nuevo Murgados ‘ was fined and had his catch and gear confiscated by the State in a case brought before Cork Circuit Court on Tuesday 15th June 2010. Fines of €20,000 in…
Irish Sea Fish Stocks at Dangerously Low Levels
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The Irish Independent is reporting that the Government will be forced to impose annual bans on commercial fishing in Irish waters.  Stocks of cod and other species have dropped  to dangerously low levels, according to a report leaked to the…
New Safety Scheme for Irish Fishermen
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Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Sean Connick, T.D. has formally launched a new programme of financial support to assist fishermen upgrade critical life-saving, fire-fighting, and other safety equipment on-board their fishing boats. The delivery…
Commission Launches Discussion on 2011 catch levels
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The European Commission has published a new report on fishing stocks that will launch the discussions on catch limits and quotas for next year. The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki wants to bring EU fishing limits in line…
New Chief Executive for Inland Fisheries
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Mr Conor Lenihan, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Communications Energy & Natural Resources, has announced the appointment, on the recommendation of the Public Appointments Service, of Dr Ciaran Byrne as Chief Executive Designate of Inland Fisheries Ireland…

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